A tense territorial dispute with China has triggered cyberattacks, according to Japan-based reports.
Web sites at 19 Japanese banks and universities, among other institutions, have been hit with attacks in the wake of Japan's nationalization of the Senkaku Islands on September 11, according to Kyodo News Agency and other reports.
The Web site of the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry statistics bureau, for example, has come under a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, Kyodo said.
Tohoku University, an elite science and engineering university, has also been targeted, Kyodo said.
It's not clear who's behind the attacks. … Read more